LAYC to Host Community Schools Consortium Youth Leadership Summit

Students to Present Factors that Lead to Disengagement from SchoolsSchool principals, teachers, staff, and community members are invited WASHINGTON, DC, October 6, 2014 – The Latin American Youth Center (LAYC) will host a one-day youth leadership summit culminating in students presenting factors that lead to disengagement from schools to their school administrators and teachers. Participating students…

LAYC Seeks Foster Families for Unaccompanied Minors A Free Information Night

WASHINGTON, DC, September 25, 2014 – The Latin American Youth Center (LAYC) invites individuals and families interested in fostering or hosting a youth or child, including unaccompanied minors, in their homes to a free information night this evening, 6-7 p.m. at LAYC, 1419 Columbia Road, NW, Washington, DC 20009. LAYC social workers and staff will present…

LAYC Expands Promotor Pathway to Prince George’s County Schools

An evidence-based model for helping at-risk youth succeed WASHINGTON, DC, September 10, 2014 – The Latin American Youth Center (LAYC) is pleased to announce the scaling of its evidence-based youth development model, the Promotor Pathway into three public schools in Prince George’s County. The Promotor Pathway is a long-term, multiple-year intervention model that provides Promotores to…

Latin American Youth Center to Host Youth-Employer Networking Breakfast

WASHINGTON, DC, July 22, 2014 – The Latin American Youth Center’s Maryland program, the Maryland Multicultural Youth Centers (MMYC) is pleased to announce its Connecting Youth and Professionals Breakfast, a networking opportunity for youth and employers participating in the Summer Youth Connect Internship program. Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Navarro will deliver the keynote address. The breakfast…

Latin American Youth Center Announces Annual Gala

“Educating and Empowering Youth”  The event will bring together the region’s foremost elected officials,  corporate and foundation leaders, LAYC founders, youth, alumni and supporters. WASHINGTON, DC, April 24, 2014 – The Latin American Youth Center (LAYC) will celebrate 46 years of service to the area’s youth with its annual Gala on Thursday, May 1, at 6 PM, …

Latin American Youth Center/ Maryland Multicultural Youth Centers to Host Ninth Annual Youth Job Fair

Sponsored by the Montgomery County Department of Economic Development and the Department of Recreation WASHINGTON, DC, April 2, 2014 – The Latin American Youth Center’s Maryland Multicultural Youth Centers (MMYC) along with the Montgomery County Department of Economic Development and the Department of Recreation will host the ninth annual Let’s Get It Started youth job fair, Saturday, April…